Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh today laid the foundation stone for Redevelopment of Gomti Nagar & Charbagh Railway Stations at Lucknow. The redevelopment project is being executed by NBCC (India) Ltd., a Navratna CPSE under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Govt. of India. NBCC has been entrusted with the Redevelopment of 10 Railway Stations across India. The other dignitaries who were present during the ceremony were Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Union Railway and Coal Minister and Dr. Anoop Kumar Mittal, CMD, NBCC.
The redevelopment of these Railway stations shall be carried out in phases and the estimated project cost of Phase 1 is approx. Rs 374 Cr and Rs 1206 Cr for Gomti Nagar and Charbagh respectively. NBCC shall be executing this project on a self-revenue generation model by commercial utilization of vacant railway land parcels.
NBCC which has wide experience in constructing and developing modern day infra will carry out the redevelopment of these railway stations on lines of Smart Development to enhance passenger amenities, create congestion-free station premises, seamless integration with other modes of transport and passenger friendly services; while incorporating Green Building and Energy efficient features.
“The redevelopment work related to the expansion & modernization of railway stations, beautification of railway premises and building world-class infrastructure, is in line with the government’s thrust to make railways as the preferred choice for travel; and NBCC is proud to be a partner of Ministry of Railways” said Dr. Anoop Kumar Mittal, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, NBCC. “We will deploy the best of manpower and resources to mark this as an iconic structure in the Lucknow city”, he added.
The project includes features like integrated green field development, modern terminal building, segregated arrival and departure zone, passenger lounge areas, adequate concourse space, food courts, Budget Hotels (at Charbagh Railway Station), escalators, shopping facilities, lifts, Cloak room, etc.
The company is working towards transforming the landscape of cities and towns for the ultimate realization of the “New India” vision